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    • Abraham Lincoln to H.L. Haines

    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • Signed response from Abraham Lincoln to the request for an autograph, July 10, 1860
    • C.C. Ruthranoff from Edwin Booth

    • Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; United States--Politics and government--19th century; Correspondence; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Assassination; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • Letter from Edwin Booth, brother of John Wilkes Booth, declining an interview.
    • C.H. West from E.C. Fowler

    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883; Republican Party (U.S. 1854- ); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865;
    • Letter from Fowler to his uncle discussing political appointments in Baltimore. Letter mentions Fowler's meeting with Abraham Lincoln shortly after his inauguration with a delegation from Baltimore.
    • Certificate for draft substitution

    • United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
    • Certificate from the New York Board of Enrollment exempting Marshall Cynes from military duty and replacing him with substitute Frederick Artz, according to the Enrollment Act of 1863.
    • David S. Gooding from William H. Seward

    • Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875; United States--Politics and government--19th century; Pardon
    • Cover letter to U.S. Marshal from the Dept. of State accompanying the warrant for President Andrew Johnson's pardon of James Evans. Warrant is not included.
    • Edwin M. Stanton from Simon Cameron

    • Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889; Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869; Boker, George H. (George Henry), 1823-1890; Holt, Joseph, 1807-1894; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--Politics and government--19th century;...
    • Letter from former Secretary of War Simon Cameron requesting Stanton's assistance in helping to prove his innocence against charges of fraud via mutilation of treasury bills, in relation to the purchasing of arms.
    • J W. Upton from Thomas Ewing, November 25, 1850

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871; Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; United States. Congress. Senate; United States....
    • Letter, written by Sen. Thomas Ewing to J. W. Upton, describing his disappointment that Sargent was misrepresented and pledges his support.
    • J. Elfreth Watkins from Robert Todd Lincoln

    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; United States--Politics and government--19th century; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • Letter from Robert Todd Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln, politely refusing to express an opinion in print.
    • James K. Polk from Edwin M. Stanton

    • Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869; United States. Navy; Military chaplains; Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849; United States--Politics and government--19th century
    • Letter to President James K. Polk from future Lincoln Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton recommending Rev. John Scott for Chaplain of the Navy.
    • Nathan Sargent from Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart, October 27, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Stuart, Alexander H. H. (Alexander Hugh Holmes), 1807-1891; Whig Party (U.S.); Constitutional Union Party (U.S.); American Party (N.Y.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and...
    • Letter expressing Holmes's desire that a Constitutional Union Party be formed for the 1856 election.
    • Nathan Sargent from Caleb Cushing, December 22, 1840

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees
    • Letter discussing removals from office, and Cushing's opinion that postmasters are the tools of Amos Kendall, former editor of the Washington Globe and US Postmaster General under Andrew Jackson.
    • Nathan Sargent from Caleb Cushing, February 28, 1838

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879; Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; Dueling
    • Letter regarding Cushing's health, the likelihood of a treasury bill passing, the need for the Whigs to have grit, Martin Van Buren's decreasing popularity, and a recent duel.
    • Nathan Sargent from Charles Francis Adams, November 28, 1868

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees
    • Note from the son of John Quincy Adams thanking Nathan Sargent for correcting an error in the Washington Chronicle claiming that his father retained opponents while in office.

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